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From Alexander Shraer <shra...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Leader removal 3.5.0-alpha
Date Wed, 22 Jul 2015 22:02:05 GMT
Hi Armisha,

We decided not to switch off servers when they are removed, this is left to
the administrator. The motivation was that a) there may be clients
connected to the removed servers and we'd like to give them the chance to
migrate gracefully, e.g., by using random timeouts, and not all together.
And b) there are corner case scenarios where you'd need to remove a server
to change its role (specifically, when changing an observer to a follower).
This is described in the reconfiguraton manual

So currently the removal is "logical" -- the server looses its voting


On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 12:31 PM, Armisha Roberts <armishar23@gmail.com>

> Hello,
> I have been trying to utilize the dynamic configuration component in
> Zookeeper 3.5.0-alpha and when I remove a server (leader or not) unless you
> log out of the client CLI it is still active. You are still given the
> ability to make reads/writes/configuration changes and so on.
> This is strange because all the files are updated like they should be and
> Zookeeper times out momentarily but it connects right back unless you
> completely exit out of the client CLI. Any assistance with this issue would
> be highly appreciated.
> Armisha Roberts
> Gates Millennium Scholar
> Howard University
> Mathematics Major
> Class of 2016

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